When we left him on the exam table, he looked like he was sleeping. We had folded the blanket around him until only his head was showing, like a swaddled baby. We had bought four plain cheeseburgers, but we hadn’t… Continue Reading
Today, January 28th at around 9:07am, our baby boy Darko passed away in our arms. It was at home with the family on his… Posted by Bonnie Hussell on Sunday, 28 January 2018 I met Darko when I started working… Continue Reading
Chelsea G. Summers of pretty dumb things posted this tribute to her Australian Shepherd, Spencer. Her blog is also pretty awesome, but it’s for adults only, so don’t you go showing it to your Shiba puppies.
Still thinking about Shassi.
On Shassi’s RIP post, I listed her birthdate as August 23 1997; it was actually August 27, 1993! Have another Shassi picture, the one I used to illustrate that Shibas can be good with cats if they’re raised with them:
Inu-Baka: RIP Shassi I Am Shiba: R. I. P. Shassi Life With A Shiba Inu: Rest in Peace, Shassi the Misanthropic Shiba I found an awesome new Shiba blog through Mongoose’s post about Shassi’s death in relation to Mongoose’s own… Continue Reading
Well, after her reprieve nearly a year ago, Shassi was put to sleep today. My mom and aunt were there with her; my aunt couldn’t stay in the room, but Mom was there until the end. She went peacefully; her… Continue Reading
Yesterday, a SCA friends of mine lost their very young dog to a congenital hernia. In a very beautiful tribute to Finnegan, his owner wrote: I think I have this loss in some perspective. We lost a pet we loved.… Continue Reading
Shassi is not long for this world. I was talking with Mom tonight and we agreed that it’s pretty clear that it’s time for us to do our duty towards her. She is on autopilot; there is no personality anymore… Continue Reading
Old age comes to every dog, eventually. At first it may just manifest in a few white hairs, but as time goes by, stiffening joints and ailments tend to come to the fore. Shibas can maintain great health for years,… Continue Reading